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Rachel K.

Tutor in English, Writing, SAT and College Prep (Harvard EdM)

Arlington, MA (02476)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$60.00
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I am a high school Humanities teacher teacher with 10 years of experience and an EdM from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. As a humanities teacher, I instruct daily in English, history, and the arts. I have taught at respected schools, such as the Francis Parker Charter School, Phillips Andover, and the Oxbow School.

I am available to help coach your student in their class curriculum, particularly in their writing. This is just in time to help prepare for those important college essays and SAT writing prompts, or to simply start the new school year strong! I am experienced at working with students with many different skills and interests- I promise to figure out who you are as a learner and writer and use your assets to help you improve in your work.

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Rachel’s subjects

American History

As a humanities teacher, I regularly teach and integrate American history into my classroom curriculum. I received perfect scores on the US AP History and SAT II subject tests in high school and am well-versed in current literature and curriculum.

Art History

My EdM is specifically in Arts in Education, and I have taught arts-integrated humanities courses throughout my career. I specialize in teaching art history in the context of history and literature. Prior to classroom teaching, I worked for two years at the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Andover, where I assisted in directing the education programs and art history curriculum. I have a minor in art history from Skidmore College and lived abroad in Paris for one year to study European art.

College Counseling

For the past six years, I have served as an advisor to my students in their preparation and selection for college.

English

As an English teacher, I command and expect a nuanced knowledge language and style. I also have professional experience as a writer and editor for many publications and research initiatives.

European History

As a humanities teacher, I regularly teach and integrated European history into my classroom curriculum. I am well versed in current literature and curriculum as presented by the Common Core learning standards.

Literature

As an English major in college, I have a depth of knowledge in literary works and authors. As a high school humanities teacher, I consistently teach core literature units on classic texts (such as Shakespeare) as well as more contemporary writers. I am well versed in the literature recommendations laid out by the Massachusetts Common Core curriculum.

Proofreading

In addition to my own skills as a writer and editor, as a teacher I am experienced in helping students edit their work and prepare for proofreading questions on tests like the MCAS and SATs.

Reading

As an English teacher, I am skilled at coaching students through reading strategies. I also am keenly familiar with the types of questions and skills demanded on reading sections of standardize testing.

SAT Reading

As an English teacher, I am skilled at coaching students through reading strategies. I also am keenly familiar with the types of questions and skills demanded on standardized tests such as the SATs and SSATS.

SAT Writing

As an English teacher, I am skilled at coaching students in organizing and polishing their writings. I also am keenly familiar with the types of questions and skills demanded on standardized tests such as the SATs and AP exams.

Writing

As a high school English teacher, I am skilled at coaching students in organizing and polishing their writings. I also am keenly familiar with the types of questions and skills demanded on standardized testing.

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Education

Skidmore College (English)

Harvard Graduate School of Education (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rachel will travel within 10 miles of Arlington, MA 02474.

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